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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-21-2019, 06:17 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the add
Just picked up this gem, 95 LX 1 owner lots of good mods
4.6 liter, 2V motor. Black over grey leather interior. Only 88,446 miles.
Car has an MV Performance built 4.6-liter 2V headed motor. Parts include a Teskid aluminum block, Steen racing ported & polished heads, custom comp cams, ported & polished intake, eagle forged rods, JE forged pistons, cobra crank, 150HP Nitrous Express wet shot system, Kooks Customs stainless 3/4 headers, off road x-pipe, MAC mufflers, full dual 2 1/2 inch exhaust front to back, 4.11 rear gears, built 4R70 transmission with PI triple disc 3800 stall convertor. Custom metal hood, 18x9.5 2K Cobra R wheels in chrome 5x4.25 pattern. Upgraded suspension parts. Lots of custom work.

My second performance Ford, other is a 2000 Lightning Red 85K miles.

Looking forward to learning the in's and out's of the Bird, its a fun car already did some research on here had the PIA pin that falls out of the ignition linkage (bought it that way), pin was laying in the channel and I was able to get it back in and its working again.

Having some issues with it wanting to stall at idle when in gear. I thought it was because I was unhooking the battery to shut it off and it needed to relearn the idle again after the battery was hooked back up but since I fix the linkage I have ran it a few times and it is still wanting to stalling out.

Motor sounds really nice youtube link from PO
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-21-2019, 06:27 PM
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Welcome aboard! Nice bird you picked up

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-21-2019, 07:39 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks,
I'm still waiting for the Po Po to show up cause I think I stole it lol
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-21-2019, 07:42 PM
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Welcome aboard! Nice bird you picked up
I agree!

Someone built that up nice! Anyone we know here?

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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-21-2019, 08:29 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks Joe,

I think he is/was a member here, he mentioned TCCoA when we were talking about the mods and all the things he has done to it in the 20+ years he has owned it. I think I got a pretty good deal for 4k. No?

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Wow that's one monster Thunderbird ! I want it...I WANT IT !!!!
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Bring that car to the Midwest Bash and let’s line them up on the drag strip!

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